How much self-confidence do leaders need to successfully manage their companies? Prof. Dr. Charlotta Sirén, Assistant Professor for Strategic Entrepreneurship, shows that CEO overconfidence can also have a positive impact on company performance – especially when innovation is the strategic priority of the company. The study was conducted together with Barbara Burkhard and Prof. Dr. Dietmar Grichnik from the Institute of Technology Management and Marc van Essen, University of South Carolina.